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Man remembers his wife by growing a miracle plant for almost 20 years

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1996, the year in which a woman named Maxine won a poinsettia plant during the holiday season saw her die 3 days later.
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    1996, the year in which a woman named Maxine won a poinsettia plant during the holiday season saw her die 3 days later. The poinsettia plant has since then been taken care of by her husband and lives even today.
    Now, we might be thinking what makes this special? Actually, a poinsettia plant has a life of several months and this plant staying alive for almost 2 decades is a scientific miracle which has surprised plant specialists as well.
    Residing in Hallifax, Frankie has made this plant grow up to 5 feet tall and it weighs almost 100 pounds.
    Frankie has taken care of the plant as he feels it has been growing because of his wife's intervention. He believes that his wife's spirit has been helping keep the plant healthy and this is the reason why it has lived for so long.
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    1996, the year in which a woman named Maxine won a poinsettia plant during the holiday season saw her die 3 days later. The poinsettia plant has since then been taken care of by her husband and lives even today.
    Now, we might be thinking what makes this special? Actually, a poinsettia plant has a life of several months and this plant staying alive for almost 2 decades is a scientific miracle which has surprised plant specialists as well.
    Residing in Hallifax, Frankie has made this plant grow up to 5 feet tall and it weighs almost 100 pounds.
    Frankie has taken care of the plant as he feels it has been growing because of his wife's intervention. He believes that his wife's spirit has been helping keep the plant healthy and this is the reason why it has lived for so long.
    Check out more...
  • +2 See more slides
    1996, the year in which a woman named Maxine won a poinsettia plant during the holiday season saw her die 3 days later. The poinsettia plant has since then been taken care of by her husband and lives even today.
    Now, we might be thinking what makes this special? Actually, a poinsettia plant has a life of several months and this plant staying alive for almost 2 decades is a scientific miracle which has surprised plant specialists as well.
    Residing in Hallifax, Frankie has made this plant grow up to 5 feet tall and it weighs almost 100 pounds.
    Frankie has taken care of the plant as he feels it has been growing because of his wife's intervention. He believes that his wife's spirit has been helping keep the plant healthy and this is the reason why it has lived for so long.
    Check out more...

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